The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Games over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Gaming
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Games 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.84% - -
As % of the General category 2.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £23.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +21.79%
Games
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
150 207 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 42.02% 49.29% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 172 180
Median daily rate £420 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing Games as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Games
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Games across the Swindon region.

Games Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Games
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Games across the Swindon region.

Games Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Games
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Games.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) JBehave
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) JBehave
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Financial Software Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB